Online Master of Education In Curriculum & Instruction (Autism Spectrum Disorders)
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ASU's Master of Education in curriculum and instruction: autism spectrum disorders equips individuals with specialized skills and knowledge to work effectively and compassionately with children and adults affected with autism.
The steady rise in number of those affected by autism has caused a public demand for professionals who are aware of the issues and needs facing these special individuals, their families and service providers. As a graduate of this program, you will be well prepared to provide important services and care for individuals with any of the autism spectrum disorders, either as educators, interventionists, psychologists, speech pathologists, behavior analysts, or family members.
You will complete a practicum customized to individual interests and abilities. The program culminates with creation of a portfolio that demonstrates analysis and synthesis of material learned in the master’s program and evidence of competency in the six Council for Exceptional Children autism standards.
NOTE: Students interested in sitting for the national Board Certified Behavior Analyst examination should apply for the Master’s in curriculum and instruction: applied behavior analysis focus or the applied behavior analysis graduate certificate, depending on interest and need.
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ASU is ranked No. 11 in the world in the subject area of education according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities. MLFTC is ranked #16 according to the US News and World Report 2020 survey of graduate colleges of education in the US.
The faculty of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College creates knowledge by drawing on a range of academic disciplines including cognitive science, sociology and psychology, gaining insight into important questions about student experience and outcomes. The faculty is committed to connecting research to schools and other learning environments. Our teacher and leadership preparation programs combine scholarly rigor with practical application.
Graduates with an ASU Online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (Autism Spectrum Disorders) have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree, in any field, from a regionally accredited institution.
Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of a student's first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
All applicants must submit:
- Graduate admission application and application fee
- Official transcripts
- Three letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
- Proof of English proficiency
Additional Application Information
An applicant whose native language is not English (regardless of current residency) must provide proof of English proficiency.
The letters of recommendation should be from individuals who can speak to the applicant's potential for success in a graduate program.
The personal statement should describe the applicant's interests and reason for seeking this degree.
GRE scores are not required for admission.
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